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For even the toughest executive, downsizing or restructuring a business is a sobering, difficult experience. No company can survive this type of crisis without holding on to its best people—the ones with industry-specific technical, manufacturing, or marketing expertise. However, when a business crisis forces layoffs, there is a sizeable risk that the wrong people will be let go. It’s crucial to your company’s future to make sure this doesn’t happen. In The Headcount Solution, N. Fredric Crandall and Marc J. Wallace Jr. demonstrate how to:
Using best practices from major corporations such as Microsoft and Motorola, the authors also explain how your company can avoid major downsizing mistakes. The Headcount Solution will help your organization get ahead, and prepare your staff for a hard yet hopeful future.
About the Authors
N. Fredric Crandall, Ph.D., and Marc J. Wallace Jr., Ph.D., are founding partners of the Center for Workforce Effectiveness based in Northbrook, Illinois. Drs. Crandall and Wallace are frequent speakers to such groups as the American Management Association and WorldatWork. They have consulted across a wide variety of industries and their research findings have been published in numerous articles. They are coauthors of Work and Rewards in the Virtual Workplace, the 1999 Book of the Year of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Margaret Crane is a business journalist and author. Her articles have appeared in Crain’s Chicago Business, The New York Times, Money, Inc., and Success magazine.
Barbara Ballinger Buchholz is a freelance writer on business, real estate and design for the Crain’s Chicago Business, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, House Beautiful, and other publications. She has coauthored twelve books.